The Official Launching of The Operational Guide on “The Psychological First Aid for School”

Operational Guide on “The Psychological First Aid for School” was officially launched at a workshop organized by the Department of School Health of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in the morning of August 17, 2021 which was presided over by H.E Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

 

 

This historic and meaningful event was organized through Zoom platform with the participation from relevant management representatives and officers of the MoEYS, representatives from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (DMHSA) of the Ministry of Health,  educational institutions, the Provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sports from all capital and provinces and various NGO partners including the World Health Organization, and Hagar Cambodia, etc., in a total of about 90 participants.

 

 

It should be remarked that this Operational Guide on “The Psychological First Aid for School” was developed with the initiative and cooperation between the Mekong Project III and the Department of School Health (SHD) of the MoEYS and through technical working group from the Psychological Care Center of Cambodia (PCC-Cambodia) of the EMDR Association Cambodia, the Department of Psychology of the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Hagar Cambodia and with supervision and technical advice from the SHD, DMHSA and WHO Cambodia.